CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- First Presbyterian Church of Charleston welcomes Dr. Boyd Purcell as speaker at the Lay Academy of Religion lecture at 4 p.m. Sunday in the main sanctuary of the church, 16 Leon Sullivan Way.
Purcell will speak on the topic "God, Nature, Science and Medicine -- A Spiritual Worldview." The Lay Academy of Religion lecture is free of charge, and a question-and-answer session will follow.
Purcell has had a long career of counseling and hospice care chaplaincy. He has published two books, "Spiritual Terrorism: Spiritual Abuse from the Womb to the Tomb," and "Christianity Without Insanity: For Optimal Mental/Emotion/Physical Health."